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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG2653.AM:  Evangelical Church (West Point, Neb.)



Records:  1871-1926

West Point, Cuming County, Neb.:  

Size:  1 folder; 1 reel of microfilm; 1 filmstrip



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of approximately 400 items (on microfilm) arranged in two series: 1) Church Records, 1871-1926; and 2) Translation and Notes by Reverend Orville W. Matzke.



Series one (on microfilm) consists of records written for the most part in the German language: minutes of the business meetings, 1871-1928, a quarterly conference record of the West Point Mission, 1874-1912 and a mission book, 1877-1902.



Series two (on filmstrip reel# 18) consists of an English translation of the mission book and notes regarding the history of the church by Rev. O.W. Matzke.



DESCRIPTION



Series 1 – Church records, 1871-1926



Reel 1

Volume




  1. 1871-1928, Trustee Book of Minutes of Business meetings

  2. 1874-1912, Quarterly Conference Record, West Point mission of the Nebraska Conference

  3. 1877-1902, Mission book



Series 2 – Translation and notes



Filmstrip #18

Item




  1. “Notes of explanation regarding churches spoken about in history,” by Rev. O.W. Matzke

  2. Translation of the mission book, 1877-1902, by Rev. O.W. Matzke, typed, 5 pp.



Folder

Item




  1. “Notes of explanation regarding churches spoken about in history,” by Rev. O.W. Matzke

  2. Translation of the mission book, 1877-1902, by Rev. O.W. Matzke, typed, 5 pp.



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Cuming County (Neb.) — Churches

Evangelical Church (West Point, Neb.)

Germans in Nebraska

West Point (Neb.) — Churches



 



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